The US senate voted for ending support to Saudi-led coalition in Yemen and condemning crown prince MBS's role in dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.
Senior officials of US President Trump's cabinet appeared before Senate ahead of a planned vote on reducing military assistance to Riyadh, blamed for high civilian death rates in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
US President Donald Trump has gone out of his way to support Saudi crown prince MBS and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, while the former is accused of murder and the latter faces corruption allegations.
The war in Yemen is in its fourth year. Though the Saudi Crown Prince MBS faces his most difficult time, the Trump administration insists on its arms deals with Saudi Arabia.
The Sentinelese people are resistant to outsiders and often attack anyone who comes near, and visits to the island are heavily restricted by the government.
As the crisis around the Jamal Khashoggi killing deepens and the pressure on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman grows, many in the royal family are questioning the fate of the throne.
US President Donald Trump says US ties with Saudi Arabia will not be derailed by Jamal Khashoggi's killing even if Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman were found to bear responsibility.
Senior Democratic Senator Ron Wyden calls on US intelligence officials to issue a public report on the killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A Turkish official says two men were sent to erase evidence of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder a week after he disappeared at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
The October 2 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul came as a shock to US and international media circles, with the international community's outrage proving to be a larger jolt to Riyadh.
Several reports say there is evidence that in recent years the Saudi royal family has abducted dissident princes from other countries.
The global market for mercenaries and private military contractors is worth more than $100 billion, and the lines that differentiate the two are blurry.
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